Sunday, October 18, 2009
Blackburn Rovers had emerged triumphant in the East Lancashire derby game against Burnley. Their first top-flight meeting after 43 years had ended with a 3-2 Blackburn win.
Burnley's Robbie Blake scored a stunning 25 yards strike after only 5 minutes. But the lead was short-lived. David Dunn,Franco Di Santo and Pascal Chimbonda's goal sealed the points for Blackburn. Chris Eagle's stoppage time game was unable to change the outcome of the game.